South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 3414-3416 [2019-02037]

Download as PDF 3414 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 12, 2019 / Notices Subsequently, on December 20, 2018, Goldenpalm timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.6 Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), Commerce will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if the party that requested the review withdraws its request within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. Goldenpalm and the petitioner, each timely submitted a withdrawal request within the 90-day period, and no other party requested an administrative review of this order. Therefore, we are rescinding, in its entirety, the administrative review of the CVD order on certain lined paper products from India covering the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). Assessment Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries of certain lined paper products from India during January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. Countervailing duties shall be assessed at rates equal to the cash deposit rate for estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under an APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). 6 See Letter from Goldenpalm, ‘‘Lined Paper Products from India; C–533–844; Withdrawal of Review Request,’’ dated December 20, 2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Feb 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dated: February 6, 2019. James Maeder, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2019–02014 Filed 2–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG764 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting; Cancellation National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of cancellation of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council was to hold a methodology review meeting to evaluate and review fishery independent visual survey methodologies, using remotely operate vehicles, for nearshore groundfish species off the states of Oregon and California. The meeting has been cancelled. DATES: The Pacific Council methodology review meeting was to be held Tuesday, February 12 through Thursday, February 14, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John DeVore, Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council; telephone: (503) 820–2413. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting notice published in the Federal Register on February 6, 2018 (84 FR 2171). The meeting will be held at a later date and published in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Dated: February 6, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–01924 Filed 2–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG785 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of the following: Information and Education Committee; Snapper Grouper Committee; Dolphin Wahoo Committee; Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Mackerel Cobia Committee; Executive Finance Committee; Advisory Panel (AP) Selection Committee (Closed Session); Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) Committee; Standard Operating, Policy, and Procedure (SOPPs) Committee (Partially Closed Session), and a Committee of the Whole. The Council meeting week will include a formal public comment period, and a meeting of the full Council. DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019 until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Westin Jekyll Island, 110 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA 31527; phone: (912) 635–4545; fax: (912) 319– 2835. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302–8440 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. Meeting information is available from the Council’s website at: http:// safmc.net/safmc-meetings/councilmeetings/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public comment: Written comments may be directed to Gregg Waugh, Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (see Council address) or electronically via the Council’s website at http:// safmc.net/safmc-meetings/councilmeetings/. Comments received by close of business the Monday before the meeting (2/25/19) will be compiled, posted to the website as part of the meeting materials, and included in the administrative record; please use the Council’s online form available from the website. For written comments received after the Monday before the meeting (after 2/25/19), individuals submitting a comment must use the Council’s online form available from the website. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 12, 2019 / Notices Comments will automatically be posted to the website and available for Council consideration. Comments received prior to noon on Thursday, March 7, 2019 will be a part of the meeting administrative record. The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as follows: Information and Education Committee, Monday, March 4, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 9 a.m. The Committee will receive a report from the Information and Education Advisory Panel and provide guidance to staff and take action as necessary. Snapper Grouper Committee, Monday, March 4, 2019, 9 a.m. Until 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday, March 5, 2019, From 1:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m. 1. The Committee will receive updates from NOAA Fisheries on commercial catches versus quotas for species under annual catch limits (ACLs) and the status of amendments under formal Secretarial review. 2. The Committee will receive an update from NOAA Fisheries on the 2019 red snapper season, discuss and provide guidance. 3. The Committee will review Regulatory Framework Amendment 29 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) addressing best fishing practices and the use of powerhead gear, and Regulatory Amendment 30 addressing the rebuilding plan for red grouper and provide guidance to staff for the two amendments. 4. The Committee will review Snapper Grouper Amendment 42 addressing sea turtle release gear requirements and Framework modifications, modify as necessary, and consider approval for formal Secretarial review. 5. The Committee will receive an overview of the Wreckfish Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) Review and provide guidance to staff. 6. The Committee will also receive a presentation from NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Permits Office and review the results of Recreational Workshops, discuss, and take action as needed. 7. The Committee will also review a white paper on spearfishing, provide guidance on agenda items for the Snapper Grouper AP meeting, review outreach materials for the Council’s Vision Blueprint for the Snapper Grouper FMP Evaluation, review a Spawning Special Management Report outline, and provide guidance to staff. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Feb 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dolphin Wahoo Committee, Monday, March 4, 2019, 2 p.m. Until 5 p.m. 1. The Committee will receive updates from NOAA Fisheries on the status of commercial catches versus quotas. 2. The Committee will review draft Amendment 10 to the Dolphin Wahoo Fishery Management Plan that includes actions to allow bag-limit sales of dolphin by dually-permitted for-hire and commercial permit holders, revising annual catch limits and sector allocations for dolphin and wahoo to accommodate new data from the Marine Recreational Information Program, modifying recreational vessel limits for dolphin and other measures. The Committee will review actions in the draft amendment and consider approving for public scoping. 3. The Committee will review a White Paper on potential Ecosystem Component species and take action as needed. Habitat Protection and EcosystemBased Management Committee, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m. 1. The Committee will hold Atlantic Coast-Wide discussions on ways to address species moving northwards along the Atlantic Coast. Discussions will include representatives from the New England Fishery Management Council, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. The Committee will provide guidance to staff and take action as needed. 2. The Committee will receive an update on habitat and ecosystem tools and regional partner coordination, the Council’s actions regarding habitat and ecosystems, and provide guidance to staff and take action as needed. Committee of the Whole, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m. 1. The Committee of the Whole will review public scoping comments received for the Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule Amendment, review comments from the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), review the document and approve wording for actions and alternatives. 2. The Committee of the Whole will review public scoping comments received for the Recreational Accountability Measures (AMs) Amendment, review the document and take action as necessary. 3. The Committee of the Whole will review the draft Allocation Review Trigger Policy, provide guidance to staff, and take action as needed. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3415 4. The Committee of the Whole will receive an overview of allocation issues, discuss, and take action as needed. Mackerel Cobia Committee, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 1:30 p.m. Until 3:45 p.m. 1. The Committee will receive an update on the status of commercial catches versus ACLs and the status of amendments under review. 2. The Committee will receive an overview of king mackerel commercial trip limits in the Atlantic Southern Zone and Spanish mackerel closures in the Atlantic Northern Zone, discuss management options, and take action as needed. 3. The Committee will review draft Framework Amendment 7 to the Coastal Migratory Pelagic FMP addressing modifications to Gulf of Mexico cobia size limits and take action as needed. 4. The Committee will discuss items for the Mackerel Cobia Advisory Panel to address and provide guidance to staff. Executive Finance Committee, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 3:45 p.m. Until 4 p.m. and Thursday, March 7, 2019 From 1:30 p.m. Until 3:45 p.m. 1. The Committee will review the Council’s ranking of amendments for its work schedule, receive a status report on the February and May 2019 Council Coordination Committee (CCC) meetings, receive an update on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization efforts and the CCC Working Paper which includes positions on reauthorization, discuss, and provide guidance to staff. 2. The Committee will review the draft Calendar-Year 2019 Operational Budget and take action as appropriate. 3. The Committee will review the Council’s Follow Up Document, Priorities and Tiering List, discuss, and provide guidance to staff. Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 4 p.m.—Public comment will be accepted on items on the Council meeting agenda scheduled to be approved for Secretarial Review: Snapper Grouper Amendment 42 (sea turtle release gear and Framework procedures) and the Gulf Council’s Carry Over Amendment (CMP & Spiny Lobster). Public comment will also be accepted on all agenda items. The Council Chair, based on the number of individuals wishing to comment, will determine the amount of time provided to each commenter. E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 3416 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 12, 2019 / Notices Advisory Panel Selection Committee (Closed Session), Thursday, March 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m. 1. The Committee will review applicants for open seats on its advisory panels and the System Management Plan Workgroup and provide recommendations for the Council’s consideration. SEDAR Committee, Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10 a.m. Until 11 a.m. 1. The Committee will receive an assessment activities schedule update, an overview of SEDAR Steering Committee guidance, and provide direction to staff and take action as needed. SOPPs Committee (Partially Closed), Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11 a.m. Until 12 p.m. 1. The Committee will discuss Harassment and Professional Conduct (Closed Session). 2. In open session, the Committee will review and approve proposed changes to the Council Handbook and develop recommendations as appropriate. Council Session: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 4 p.m. Until 5:30 p.m. and Friday, March 8, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 12:30 p.m. (Partially Closed Session if Needed) The Full Council will begin with the Call to Order, adoption of the agenda, and approval of minutes. The Council will receive a Legal Briefing on Litigation from NOAA General Counsel (if needed) during Closed Session. The Council will receive staff reports including the Executive Director’s Report, updates on the MyFishCount pilot project, Gulf Council Carry Over Amendment, the Council’s Citizen Science Program, and a draft letter to NOAA Fisheries Highly Migratory Species stating concerns over the impacts of large coastal sharks on fisheries managed by the Council. Updates will be provided by NOAA Fisheries including a report on the status of commercial catches versus ACLs for species not covered during an earlier committee meeting, data-related reports, status of Spiny Lobster Amendment 13, protected resources updates, update on the status of the of the Commercial Electronic Logbook Program, and the status of the Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) conversions for recreational fishing estimates. The Council will discuss and take action as necessary. The Council will review any Exempted Fishing Permits received as necessary. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Feb 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 The Council will also receive an update on the Marine Resources Education Program. The Council will receive committee reports from the Snapper Grouper, Mackerel Cobia, Information and Education, Habitat, SEDAR, AP Selection, Dolphin Wahoo, Committee of the Whole, SOPPs, and Executive Finance Committees, and take action as appropriate. The Council will receive agency and liaison reports; and discuss other business and upcoming meetings and take action as necessary. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 7, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–02037 Filed 2–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG795 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting (webinar). AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) and Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS) will hold a meeting via webinar that is open to the public. DATES: The webinar will be held Friday, March 1, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., or until business for the day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. A public listening station is available at the Pacific Council office (address below). To attend the webinar, use this link: https://www.gotomeeting .com/webinar (click ‘‘Join a Webinar’’ in top right corner of page). (1) Enter the Webinar ID: 463–062–003. (2) Enter your name and email address (required). You must use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number: 1 (415) 930–5321. (3) Enter the Attendee phone audio access code 221–470–652. (4) Enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar). Note: We have disabled Mic/Speakers as an option and require all participants to use a telephone or cell phone to participate. Technical Information and System Requirements: PC-based attendees are required to use Windows® 10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP; Mac®based attendees are required to use Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer; Mobile attendees are required to use iPhone®, iPad®, AndroidTM phone or Android tablet (see https://www.gotomeeting.com/webinar/ ipad-iphone-android-webinar-apps). You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at Kris.Kleinschmidt@ noaa.gov or contact him at 503–820– 2280, extension 411 for technical assistance. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kerry Griffin, Pacific Council; telephone: (503) 820–2409. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of this webinar is to develop recommendations for consideration by the Pacific Council at its March 2019 meeting. The focus of the webinar will be the review of documents and technical analyses in support of the Pacific Council’s proposed March 2019 agenda item, ‘‘Comments on Court Ordered Rulemaking on Harvest Specifications for the Central Subpopulation of Northern Anchovy.’’ The CPSMT and the CPSAS may also address assignments relating to coastal pelagic species management and ecosystem and administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s March 2019 agenda. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XG785


South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the South Atlantic Fishery 
Management Council.

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SUMMARY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold meetings of the following: Information and Education Committee; 
Snapper Grouper Committee; Dolphin Wahoo Committee; Habitat Protection 
and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee; Mackerel Cobia Committee; 
Executive Finance Committee; Advisory Panel (AP) Selection Committee 
(Closed Session); Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) 
Committee; Standard Operating, Policy, and Procedure (SOPPs) Committee 
(Partially Closed Session), and a Committee of the Whole. The Council 
meeting week will include a formal public comment period, and a meeting 
of the full Council.

DATES: The Council meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 
4, 2019 until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Westin Jekyll 
Island, 110 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA 31527; phone: (912) 635-4545; 
fax: (912) 319-2835.
    Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 
Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information 
Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 302-8440 or toll free: (866) SAFMC-10; 
fax: (843) 769-4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. Meeting information 
is available from the Council's website at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/council-meetings/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Public comment: Written comments may be directed to Gregg Waugh, 
Executive Director, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (see 
Council address) or electronically via the Council's website at http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/council-meetings/. Comments received by close 
of business the Monday before the meeting (2/25/19) will be compiled, 
posted to the website as part of the meeting materials, and included in 
the administrative record; please use the Council's online form 
available from the website. For written comments received after the 
Monday before the meeting (after 2/25/19), individuals submitting a 
comment must use the Council's online form available from the website.

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Comments will automatically be posted to the website and available for 
Council consideration. Comments received prior to noon on Thursday, 
March 7, 2019 will be a part of the meeting administrative record.
    The items of discussion in the individual meeting agendas are as 
follows:

Information and Education Committee, Monday, March 4, 2019, 8:30 a.m. 
Until 9 a.m.

    The Committee will receive a report from the Information and 
Education Advisory Panel and provide guidance to staff and take action 
as necessary.

Snapper Grouper Committee, Monday, March 4, 2019, 9 a.m. Until 12:30 
p.m. and Tuesday, March 5, 2019, From 1:30 p.m. Until 5 p.m.

    1. The Committee will receive updates from NOAA Fisheries on 
commercial catches versus quotas for species under annual catch limits 
(ACLs) and the status of amendments under formal Secretarial review.
    2. The Committee will receive an update from NOAA Fisheries on the 
2019 red snapper season, discuss and provide guidance.
    3. The Committee will review Regulatory Framework Amendment 29 to 
the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) addressing best 
fishing practices and the use of powerhead gear, and Regulatory 
Amendment 30 addressing the rebuilding plan for red grouper and provide 
guidance to staff for the two amendments.
    4. The Committee will review Snapper Grouper Amendment 42 
addressing sea turtle release gear requirements and Framework 
modifications, modify as necessary, and consider approval for formal 
Secretarial review.
    5. The Committee will receive an overview of the Wreckfish 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ) Review and provide guidance to 
staff.
    6. The Committee will also receive a presentation from NOAA 
Fisheries' Southeast Regional Permits Office and review the results of 
Recreational Workshops, discuss, and take action as needed.
    7. The Committee will also review a white paper on spearfishing, 
provide guidance on agenda items for the Snapper Grouper AP meeting, 
review outreach materials for the Council's Vision Blueprint for the 
Snapper Grouper FMP Evaluation, review a Spawning Special Management 
Report outline, and provide guidance to staff.

Dolphin Wahoo Committee, Monday, March 4, 2019, 2 p.m. Until 5 p.m.

    1. The Committee will receive updates from NOAA Fisheries on the 
status of commercial catches versus quotas.
    2. The Committee will review draft Amendment 10 to the Dolphin 
Wahoo Fishery Management Plan that includes actions to allow bag-limit 
sales of dolphin by dually-permitted for-hire and commercial permit 
holders, revising annual catch limits and sector allocations for 
dolphin and wahoo to accommodate new data from the Marine Recreational 
Information Program, modifying recreational vessel limits for dolphin 
and other measures. The Committee will review actions in the draft 
amendment and consider approving for public scoping.
    3. The Committee will review a White Paper on potential Ecosystem 
Component species and take action as needed.

Habitat Protection and Ecosystem-Based Management Committee, Tuesday, 
March 5, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 p.m.

    1. The Committee will hold Atlantic Coast-Wide discussions on ways 
to address species moving northwards along the Atlantic Coast. 
Discussions will include representatives from the New England Fishery 
Management Council, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and the 
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. The Committee will provide 
guidance to staff and take action as needed.
    2. The Committee will receive an update on habitat and ecosystem 
tools and regional partner coordination, the Council's actions 
regarding habitat and ecosystems, and provide guidance to staff and 
take action as needed.

Committee of the Whole, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 12 
p.m.

    1. The Committee of the Whole will review public scoping comments 
received for the Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule 
Amendment, review comments from the Scientific and Statistical 
Committee (SSC), review the document and approve wording for actions 
and alternatives.
    2. The Committee of the Whole will review public scoping comments 
received for the Recreational Accountability Measures (AMs) Amendment, 
review the document and take action as necessary.
    3. The Committee of the Whole will review the draft Allocation 
Review Trigger Policy, provide guidance to staff, and take action as 
needed.
    4. The Committee of the Whole will receive an overview of 
allocation issues, discuss, and take action as needed.

Mackerel Cobia Committee, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 1:30 p.m. Until 
3:45 p.m.

    1. The Committee will receive an update on the status of commercial 
catches versus ACLs and the status of amendments under review.
    2. The Committee will receive an overview of king mackerel 
commercial trip limits in the Atlantic Southern Zone and Spanish 
mackerel closures in the Atlantic Northern Zone, discuss management 
options, and take action as needed.
    3. The Committee will review draft Framework Amendment 7 to the 
Coastal Migratory Pelagic FMP addressing modifications to Gulf of 
Mexico cobia size limits and take action as needed.
    4. The Committee will discuss items for the Mackerel Cobia Advisory 
Panel to address and provide guidance to staff.

Executive Finance Committee, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 3:45 p.m. Until 
4 p.m. and Thursday, March 7, 2019 From 1:30 p.m. Until 3:45 p.m.

    1. The Committee will review the Council's ranking of amendments 
for its work schedule, receive a status report on the February and May 
2019 Council Coordination Committee (CCC) meetings, receive an update 
on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization efforts and the CCC Working 
Paper which includes positions on reauthorization, discuss, and provide 
guidance to staff.
    2. The Committee will review the draft Calendar-Year 2019 
Operational Budget and take action as appropriate.
    3. The Committee will review the Council's Follow Up Document, 
Priorities and Tiering List, discuss, and provide guidance to staff.
    Formal Public Comment, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 4 p.m.--Public 
comment will be accepted on items on the Council meeting agenda 
scheduled to be approved for Secretarial Review: Snapper Grouper 
Amendment 42 (sea turtle release gear and Framework procedures) and the 
Gulf Council's Carry Over Amendment (CMP & Spiny Lobster). Public 
comment will also be accepted on all agenda items. The Council Chair, 
based on the number of individuals wishing to comment, will determine 
the amount of time provided to each commenter.

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Advisory Panel Selection Committee (Closed Session), Thursday, March 7, 
2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m.

    1. The Committee will review applicants for open seats on its 
advisory panels and the System Management Plan Workgroup and provide 
recommendations for the Council's consideration.

SEDAR Committee, Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10 a.m. Until 11 a.m.

    1. The Committee will receive an assessment activities schedule 
update, an overview of SEDAR Steering Committee guidance, and provide 
direction to staff and take action as needed.

SOPPs Committee (Partially Closed), Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11 a.m. 
Until 12 p.m.

    1. The Committee will discuss Harassment and Professional Conduct 
(Closed Session).
    2. In open session, the Committee will review and approve proposed 
changes to the Council Handbook and develop recommendations as 
appropriate.

Council Session: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 4 p.m. Until 5:30 p.m. and 
Friday, March 8, 2019, 8:30 a.m. Until 12:30 p.m. (Partially Closed 
Session if Needed)

    The Full Council will begin with the Call to Order, adoption of the 
agenda, and approval of minutes.
    The Council will receive a Legal Briefing on Litigation from NOAA 
General Counsel (if needed) during Closed Session. The Council will 
receive staff reports including the Executive Director's Report, 
updates on the MyFishCount pilot project, Gulf Council Carry Over 
Amendment, the Council's Citizen Science Program, and a draft letter to 
NOAA Fisheries Highly Migratory Species stating concerns over the 
impacts of large coastal sharks on fisheries managed by the Council.
    Updates will be provided by NOAA Fisheries including a report on 
the status of commercial catches versus ACLs for species not covered 
during an earlier committee meeting, data-related reports, status of 
Spiny Lobster Amendment 13, protected resources updates, update on the 
status of the of the Commercial Electronic Logbook Program, and the 
status of the Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) 
conversions for recreational fishing estimates. The Council will 
discuss and take action as necessary.
    The Council will review any Exempted Fishing Permits received as 
necessary.
    The Council will also receive an update on the Marine Resources 
Education Program.
    The Council will receive committee reports from the Snapper 
Grouper, Mackerel Cobia, Information and Education, Habitat, SEDAR, AP 
Selection, Dolphin Wahoo, Committee of the Whole, SOPPs, and Executive 
Finance Committees, and take action as appropriate.
    The Council will receive agency and liaison reports; and discuss 
other business and upcoming meetings and take action as necessary. 
Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office 
(see ADDRESSES).
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before these groups for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues 
arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action 
under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council's 
intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the 
Council office (see ADDRESSES) 5 days prior to the meeting.

    Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: February 7, 2019.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
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